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  • Acta Agronomica Sinica (AAS, ISSN 0496-3490) is a monthly academic journal co-sponsored by Crop Science Society of China and the Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, under the leadership of China Association for Science and Technology and published by Science Press, Chinese Academy of Sciences. AAS was firstly published in 1962. Her predecessors were Chinese Journal of Agricultural Research started in 1950 and Acta Agriculturae Sinica started in 1952. As one of the key scientific journals in China, AAS has been financially supported by China Association for Science and Technology since 1997 and the National Natural Science Foundation of China since 2000.

    The major aims of AAS are to report the progresses in the disciplines of crop breeding, crop genetics, crop cultivation, crop physiology, ecology, biochemistry, germplasm resources, grain chemistry, grain storage and processing, bio-technology and biomathematics etc. mainly in China and abroad. AAS provides regular columns for Original papers, Reviews, and Research notes. The strict peer-review procedure guarantees the academic level and raises the reputation of the journal. The readership of AAS is for crop science researchers, students of agricultural colleges and universities, and persons with similar academic level.

    AAS is the leading journal of crop sciences and reflects the latest achievement in all aspects of crop sciences in China. It occupies the first position on the list of Chinese core journals in ‘Agronomy and Crops’ field. The editorial board consists of 150 specialists in the field of crop sciences. Among them, 24 are academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences or Chinese Academy of Engineering, 25 are from the outside of China, and 3 are from Hong Kong, China.

    AAS is a fully Open Access Journal through the independent website (https://zwxb.chinacrops.org/) since 2004. Free full texts are published online two months earlier than printing version, and all articles of the journal from 1962 are available freely. Manuscript submission, tracking, and peer review process are completed online. The functions of eTOCs (Table of Contents Alerting), advanced paper search, and paper recommendation are available.

    AAS are indexed in some international index systems, such as AGRIS (FAO), CAB Abstracts and Global Health of Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, DOAJ, Food Science and Technology Abstracts, Index of Copurnicus, Japan Science and Technology Agency, and VINITI Abstracts Journal (Russia). AAS is also referenced by many domestic databases and abstract periodicals.

    The purposes of AAS are to enhance the development of crop science and technology in China, to promote nationwide and worldwide academic exchanges, and to accelerate the modernization of Chinese agriculture. AAS is distributed in China and abroad. The editorial office appreciates to establish publication exchange relationship with related institutions, agricultural colleges and universities, and international organizations in China and abroad. Submissions in English from overseas are welcome.

    Editor-in-Chief:Jian-Min Wan
    Director of the editorial department:Chun-ling  Yan

    Editorial Board of Acta Agronomica Sinica,
    Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
    No. 80 Xueyuan South Rd

    Haidian District, Beijing 100081 

    P. R. China

    Website: https://zwxb.chinacrops.org/
    E-mail: zwxb301@caas.cn
    Tel: 86-10-82105793; Fax: 86-10-82108548

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the Crop Science Society of China
the Institute of Crop Science, CAAS
China Science Publishing & Media Ltd.
Published: Science Press
Editor-in-chief: Wan Jian-min
Associate Editors-in-Chief:
Chen Xiao-ya Yang Jian-chang Zhang Xian-long Wang Jian-kang Xu Ming-liang Liu Chun-ming Wang Dao-wen Sun Chuan-qing Ding Yan-feng Jin Wei-wei Chu Cheng-cai Cheng Wei-hong
Director of the editorial department:
Yan Chun-ling
CN 11-1809/S
ISSN 0496-3490
Post subscription code: 82-336

  • Started in 2013
  • Covered by SCIE
  • Open access in ScienceDirect

Editor in chief: Wan Jian-min
CN 10-1112/S
ISSN 2095-5421, 2214-5141(online)
Online published:
Submission: https://www.editorialmanager.com/cj/
E-mail: cropjournal@caas.cn
Tel: 8610-82108548